Grading System

Each record will be noted with specific details about the vinyl and cover condition. Please refer to the abbreviation lists below.

An album's grading will always be listed by 'Vinyl/Cover'. Ex: Very Good+ / Near Mint. We grade conservatively and follow the standard Goldmine guidelines. All 'New' vinyl is consider Mint/Mint (Sealed Copy).

LM = light marks
BB = bb hole
WOL = writing on label
WL = white label promo copy
SOL  = sticker on label

SW = shelf wear
EW = edge wear
DH = drill hole
CC = cut corner
TST = top seam tear
BST = bottom seam tear
SPT = spine seam tear
PST = promo stamp
PS = promo sticker
H20 = water damage
SC = saw cut
RSS = radio station sticker
IS = in shrinkwrap
WOC = writing on cover